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November 15, 2019 Principal's Message


Make up day tomorrow for Tracks 1, 3 and 4


Reminder: Tomorrow is a make-up day for students on Tracks 1, 3 and 4. We will serve breakfast, but not lunch.  School begins at the normal time and we will begin dismissal at 11:50 AM. 


HMS Teacher of the Year


Special congratulations to Ms. Jennifer Pride, who is the new Heritage Middle School Teacher of the Year.  Ms. Pride is our 8th grade Track 1 English/Language Arts teacher and co-chair of our school's Equity Leadership Team.  She is a strong advocate for all kids and a leader at our school!  We are very proud of her accomplishments and blessed to have her as a member of our team! 


Homework Resources


Reminder that we have Homework resources for parentsfor Math and Language Arts on our website.  They are under the "Parents" tab and then "Homework Resources". 


Magnet School Application


The WCPSS Magnet School application period is currently open and closes on January 30th. Please contact your child's counselor if you have any questions regarding the Magnet School application process.


WCPSS Early College HS application


8th grade parents: Please be aware the WCPSS Early College High School application period closes on December 16th. If you have any question regarding WCPSS Early College High Schools, please contact Mrs. McCorquodale, 8th grade counselor.


Fall Athletics completed


Patriot Fall Athletics have concluded. Our lady’s soccer team finished their season undefeated and as conference champions at 7-0.  Our football team finished the season at 4-2. Our lady’s volleyball team finished their season at 4-3.  All Patriot athletes represented the HMS school community with pride and outstanding character!


Winter Athletics underway


Boys and Girls basketball tryouts began this week and we are looking forward to an exciting season! Games will begin in early December. Please visit the HMS Athletics website for a full calendar of events and plan to come out to support Patriot Athletics this upcoming winter season! I would also encourage you to consider following HMS Athletics on Twitter @HMSAthletics1.


PTA Spirit Night


Our next PTA spirit night will be on November 18-20 at Marco's Pizza.  Please let them know you are with HMS. Thanks for supporting our PTA! 


Wishing everyone a wonderful weekend!


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